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FOX News
Sep 24, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. democrat is it for us "the five." see you tomorrow. >> bret: president obama under fire over foreign polic policy. is now in the big apple. but not for a big meeting with world leaders. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier. president obama is in new york at this hour where he will address the united nations tomorrow. but instead of doing business with prime minister of israel or face to face meeting with other movers and shakers today, the leader of the free world met with other movers and shakers. chief white house correspondent ed henry is travelling with the president. >> despite foreign policy crisis flaring up from libya to iran, president obama appears to be minimizing any risk of another pre-election mistake on the world stage. that have month's terror attack in benghazi. arriving here in new york for a light schedule for w less than 24 hours of diplomacy and immediately heading not to the united nations, but tv studio of abc "the view" to tabe a joint appearance with first lady michelle obama. that leads to heavy lifting to secretary of state hill
FOX News
Sep 17, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> president obama is dealing not only with new violence aimed at diplomatic outposts but a growing debate about what part if any his policies have played in the up roar. chief white house correspondent ed henry has that part of the story on the cam pape trail tonight from columbus, ohio. >> even as president obama campaigns today in ohio, aides say he is getting regular briefing on violence spreading across the muslim world >> what happened this week underscores we face threats in the world. we can't just pull back. >> the top advisors continue to claim the attack that killed chris siebs and three other americans was not planned out and grew out of protest against anti-muslim film. >> the best information and best assessment we have today, in fact this was not a preplanned, premeditated attack. what happened initially this was a spontaneous reaction to what had transpired in cairo as a consequence of the video. >> that was quickly contradicted by the interim president of libya who said he believes al-qaeda was involved around foreigners entered libya to carry out the attack tied to the an
FOX News
Sep 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. on this holiday to celebrate america's workers president obama finds himself in a struck to convince laborers that he deserves a second term. it seems some in his own party need convincing on one important question. chief white house correspondent ed henry is travelling with the president in new orleans. [ applause ] >> reporter: president obama top allies are damned if they say yes and damned if they say no to this fundamental question hanging over the democratic national conventio convention. >> can you honestly say that people are better off today than they were four years ago? >> no, but that is not the question of this election. the question without a doubt, we are not as well off as we were before george bush brought us the bush job losses, the bush recession, the bush deficit. >> reporter: after republican mitt romney campaign pounced on that, today, governor martin o'malley did a 180. >> we are clearly better off as country because we're now creating jobs rather than losing them. we have not recovered all that we lost. >> reporter: the problem compounded by the fact two top advisors t
FOX News
Sep 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
by closed captioning services, inc >> bret: in a campaign season all about jobs president obama tries to convince america to let him keep his. live from the democratic convention, this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good eveningment i'm bret baier. this is the final night of the democratic gathering and time warner cable arena in charlotte. tonight, the president will make his case for re-election to millions of americans. a case, senior aides say will include a specific road ahead. ed henry reports in the smaller venue, the president will be competing not just with mitt romney, but with his democratic predecessor and himself. >> reporter: after wrapping nims the arms of president bill clinton and the policies that created millions more jobs than he has, behind closed doors, president obama quickly went back to work on his speech late in the night. with one close advisor telling fox he is always tinkering with big addresses like his first acceptance speech in 2008. the editing process on this one continued right down to the wire today. as the president also convened a conferenc
FOX News
Sep 5, 2012 3:00pm PDT
on the part of the democrats. the language had been in platform in 2008. it's something that president obama believes in personally. in fact, he affirmed that to the apac conference when he was a candidate in 2008. this is something that is in the republican platform, something that mitt romney said on his recent july visit to israel. why those words, why the language was taken out is inexplicable. i talked to a number of democratic officials about it order to and they said they want the platform toe cussed op president obama unswerving commitment to israel security. as to why they took out jerusalem as the capital, none of them could say to me. it's back in again tonight. another controversy that erupted at exactly the same time when the language about "god" was taken out of the 2008 convention platform. talked about people being able to through the help of government reach their god-given potential. that was changed and people should be able to go as far as their own talent and drive could take them. i talked to some people about that today at the faith council. i talked to a local pastor
FOX News
Sep 10, 2012 3:00pm PDT
believe the polls, president obama is pulling ahead from mitt romney. polls are polls and translating positive polls to voters come election day is something different. it appears that a post convention bump is fueling a mini surge for the president. chief political correspondent carl cameron breaks down the numbers. >> reporter: with polls showing president obama inching slightly ahead, romney rallied republicans in mansfield, ohio. historically a must-win state for g.o.p. hopeful. >> forward is his campaign slogan. forewarned is a better term. we know that would happen if we were re-elected. we have seen more years of high unemployment. more years of massive deficit. more years of cusp of crisis you are seeing in europe. we're forewarned and that is why we're not going to are elect this man. >> reporter: the president is ahead 50-45 in the buckeye state. the average poll puts obama edge at 2.2. in north carolina, where the national convention ended before last week's discouraging job report. the public policy poll says obama leads by one, virtual tie inside the margin of error. real
FOX News
Sep 20, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of denials, it's now self-evident to the obama administration the deadly attack on the american consulate in libya was terrorism. it took more than a week. countless denials, clarification and swin. president obama white house now says it's self-evident that the september 11 assault on the american consulate in libya was indeed terrorism. anti-americanism continues to burn in middle east. president is playing a game of catch-up. the president's answer on direct answer to suggest raised eyebrows today. catherine herridge has been in contract sources all day but we start with ed henry traveling with the president. just outside miami. >> reporter: good evening. administration's account keeps changing and they admitted that nine days later this is a terror attack on president obama's watch. flip-flop from jay carney, 24 hours after he repeatedly claimed it was too soon to determine whether the murder of four americans with terrorism. >> our interest is finding out the facts of what happened. not taking what we read in the newspaper and making bold assertion. >> reporter: today, carney decided
FOX News
Sep 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT
is seen through the lens by a senior obama administration official who testified on capitol hill today. >> let me begin by asking if you would say that investor stevens and the three other americans died as a result of the terrorist attack? >> on that question i say yes. killed in the course of the terrorist attack on the embassy. >> eight days after the assault, the administration said the attack was spontaneous is fraying at the edges. two hours after the comments the white house spokesman had a hard time reconciling the administration description with the so-called demonstrators who carried the rpgs and used mortars. >> based on the information we have at the time. we have now. we do not yet have an indication it was preplanned or premeditated. there is an active investigation. >> the libyan president and senior lawmakers brief on the assault consistent called it a premade tated terrorist act. earlier the state department pushed back on the characterization. >> i'm not going to put baseballs on this until we have complete investigation. >> is it act of terrorism? >> we don't know en
FOX News
Sep 18, 2012 3:00pm PDT
nominee making inelegant remarks that the obama campaign quickly poupesed on. meantime, some conservatives are calling for more of the tone from governor romney. all of this comes as two new tracking polls had race at virtual dead heat. gallup has president obama leading by one point. rasmussen has governor romney up two. carl cameron begins our coverage tonight. >> reporter: mitt romney for the first time ever opened rundraiser for cameras today. it was in the works for weeks but comes amid new controversy for remarks caught on tape in may at rundraiser. romney spoke with neil neil cavuto. >> this is a message i am carrying day in and day out. this is the decision about the course of america and where we are going to head. we have seen the president's policies play out over the last four years. >> reporter: romney summoned the press for rare evening news conference to explain. >> it's not elegantly stated. i'll put it that way. >> reporter: on the tape from may, he referred to president's support in the polls. democrats say he dissed half the country. >> the 47% with him believe they are
FOX News
Sep 4, 2012 3:00pm PDT
milestone and president obama says what he thinks his grade should be for his first term. live from charlotte, north carolina. this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. welcome back to the time warner cable arena. right now, corey booker the newark mayor is sleeping on the democratic stage. i'm bret baier. now that labor day is over, many students are headed to school for the start of the new academic term. president obama is giving himself grade for the first one. it comes as the national debt hits $16 trillion. you can see it in the corner of the screen. we have more on your share of debt later in the show. first, chief white house correspondent ed henry with the president's report card. >> reporter: after nearly four years in office what grade would president obama give himself on the economy? >> i would say incomplete. historically after the big financial crisis. where a lot of people are dealing with debt, or a collapse of housing market. that creates bigger challenges. not just in united states but around the world. >> reporter: that interview in a station in ba
FOX News
Sep 11, 2012 3:00pm PDT
of the five. >> dana: i didn't. that's it for us. see you tomorrow. bye-bye. >> bret: is president obama too busy campaigning to meet with israel as fears grow over nuclear bomb? this is "special report." ♪ ♪ >> bret: good evening. i'm bret baier on this 11 anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. there were fears tonight of a different disaster looming in the middle east. more on the 9/11 remembrances in a bit. first, fox news learned that president obama rejected a request q for washington for israel prime minister sounding new alarms over the prospect of the nuclear weapon. the senior israeli officials are not pleased. >> days after taking jerusalem out of the platform sparked chaos at the convention. >> in the opinion of -- let me do that again. >> the white house is now dealing with the fall-out from a report in the israeli press claiming president obama denied a request to meet with prime minister benjamin netanyahu. in new york later this month around the opening session of the u.n. general assembly. >> i think president obama knows that benjamin netanyahu, what are you going to do regard
FOX News
Sep 26, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: hi, bret. mitt romney's campaign says he has been outspent and out advertised by the obama campaign. now the president inching ahead in the lead, well, challenger now playing catch-up. >> talk is cheap. you can be extraordinarily eloquent and describe all the wonderful things you can do. if you cut through the word, you look at the record. when you see the policies that have not created the jobs america needs, then you know it's time to choose a new leader, get a new coach, get america growing again. >> reporter: the crowd is raucous. in ohio and florida, must-win state in victory strategy, president leads by ten in ohio, according to the latest quinnipiac poll and in florida he leads by nine. real clear politics average of recent polls has the president up five in ohio and three in florida. team romney dispute the public survey, argue they oversample democrats based on outdated 2008 results. pollsters deny it. romney political team insist the unpublished internal data shows it going to the wire. campaigning with the ohio native and golf legend jack nicklaus, romney blasted
FOX News
Sep 21, 2012 3:00pm PDT
to lebanon, iraq to india, american flag and effigies of president obama burned. riot police battled for control of the street. and walls of tear gas protected american embassies around the muslim world from an all-out attack. in bangladesh, protesters carried a flag-grapeed box reading coffin of obama. the end of friday prayers marked the worst day yet of protest sparked by anti-islam film posted on youtube and cartoon of the prophet muhammad published in france. in pakistan, u.s. back government declared a national holiday for mass protests. peshawar, police tried to beat back rioters with batons as they set fire to local cinema cinemas. protesters set fire to police check points. amid burning cars and karachi one man promised, "we are all ready to die for prophet muhammad." the pakistani prime minister tried to explain the anger. >> [ inaudible ] if an attack on the vision of muslims. therefore, this is something that unacceptable. >> reporter: the insult to the prophet muhammad united sunni and shia muslim against the common enemy. in iraq, israeli and miles per hour flags burn a
FOX News
Sep 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
romney tonight. a new fox news poll showing president obama with a five-point lead nationally. 48-43%. unchanged from earlier in month and within the margin of error but a significant shift from before the convention. >> 136,000 jobs will be lost in virginia. >> if f the candidate is getting anxious, you wouldn't know it. as he hammered president obama as defense cut in looming sequestration of the american legion post. >> it's still a troubled and dangerous world. the idea of cutting our military commitment by a trillion dollars over this decade is unthinkable. and de stating. when i become -- steve dating anpresident wewill stop it. i won't cut money to the military. >> he picked support of medal of honor recipients tonight. last night in ohio, impromptu photo op, when a chartered sightseeing plane pulled up next to his. obama campaign tried to drive a wedge between romney and the reliable constituency today. i have a cuing him of threatening veteran benefit with the planned spending cut. romney threw it back at the president. >> given the need of the veterans how in world as co
FOX News
Sep 7, 2012 3:00pm PDT
came to a quick end today for president obama. after a darker than expected report on jobs. we have the first reaction from republican presidential nominee mitt romney in just moments. but first, here are the numbers. employers added 96,000 jobs last month. far fewer than expected. there was an adjustment. 41,000 fewer jobs were created in june and july than first reported. the unemployment rate fell from 8.3 to 8.1%. because so many people stopped looking for jobs. the workforce dropped to its lowest level in 31 years. the administration points out august was the 30th straight month of private sector job gains. but republicans stress it was the 43rd straight month with unemployment exceeding 8%. against that backdrop i talked with governor romney a few hours ago in sioux city, iowa. i asked him first about the new jobs report. >> well, obviously, another disappointing monthly figure. the white house keeps saying that you can't look at monthly numbers. if you look over the last several quarters, the last several years, you see the continued pattern, that we not creating the jobs we
FOX News
Sep 12, 2012 3:00pm PDT
and saying, "it's disgraceful that the obama administration first response was not to condemn attacks but sympathize with those who wage the attacks." 10:10:00 p.m., the obama administration disavows the cairo embassy statement release some 16 hours earlier in the day. telling politico that the statement, "was not cleared by washington" and does not reflect the views of the united states government. 10:25 p.m. the romney campaign lifts the embargo. sometime after midnight, the original cairo embassy statement and subsequent tweets are removed from the website and the twitter account. 12:09 a.m., obama campaign spokesman e-mails reporters saying the campaign is shocked that governor romney would choose to launch political attack at this time. 5:30 a.m. wednesday the 12. confirmation that the u.s. ambassador to libya, christophersteins and three other staff -- christopher stevens and three other staff members were killed in the benghazi attack. 9:27 a.m. secretary clinton speaks at the state department. >> this was an attack by a small and savage group. >> 10:16 a.m., governor romney ad
FOX News
Sep 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
to president obama's defense. >> i want to tell you how proud i am to stand shoulder to shoulder with a guy who has done more for israel physical security than any president of eight i served with. >> that came the day that the president was on the phone with netanyahu who is in the united states instead of meeting him in person. a white house statement said they are in full agreement of a shared goal to prevent iran obtaining a nuclear weapon, it stopped short of agreal to the red line that he demanded thursday. >> where should a red line be drawn? right here. before, before iran completes a second stage of nuclear enrichment. >> romney pressured the president scheduling his own call today with netanyahu. >> the national security threat is iran with nuclear capability. we spoke about the assessment of where the red line ought to be drawn. >> romney took the opening to hamer a president who has seen drop on foreign policy. the problem is bigger on the questioning of the handling of libya with 39% of the public approving, 43% disapproving and 17% unsure. >> i'm supposed to be eye candy here. >>
FOX News
Sep 14, 2012 3:00pm PDT
down the details. whatever the details, the case is tonight, president obama and secretary of state clinton confront a situation where americans are under attack across the globe. >> in tunisia, birthplace of the arab spring, several thousand demonstrators near the embassy in capital of tu tunis, come scaling the compound -- some scaling the compound wall. they used arson to destroy a school vacant for the day. state television reported three dead, 28 injured. senior u.s. official told fox news the tunisia police did, "precisely what they should." in khartoom, rioters torched thegerman embassy and attacked the u.s. embassy as well, hoisting islamic flag in place of the stars and stripes. in cairo, area near the u.s. embassy and tahrir square throbbed with tension for another day. as riot police used tear gas to disburse crowds. egyptian president mohammed morsi prodded in intense phone call by president obama appeared on tv to appeal for calm. in yemen for what the u.s. officials called precautionary regions, fast team of marines arrived in the cakapoorcapital sanaa. tripoli, the th
FOX News
Sep 25, 2012 3:00pm PDT
. coverup to describe obama administration actions in the wake of the attack on the u.s. mission in neighbor that left the ambassador and three others american dead. the top republican on the ticket weighed in on why president obama has not called the benghazi attack terrorism. james rosen has the top story tonight. >> reporter: in an interview, paul ryan accused the white house not coming clean on the event surrounding the murder of ambassador to libya chrissteins and three other americans on septembe september 11. >> you think they want to -- i think they want to do their best to expect people in america not to understand what happened. we expect candor and transparency; particularly, relating to terrorism. >> president on "the view" refused to describe the event the way his aides do. >> i heard hillary clinton say it was an act of terrorism. is it? what do you say? >> we're still doing an investigation. there is no doubt that kind of weapons used, the ongoing assault, that it wasn't just a mob action. we don't have all the information yet, so we're still governmentering it. >> you want to
FOX News
Sep 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
in europe. >> any new economic juice could help president obama over mitt romney ahead of the election. the fed chairman denied any political motive. >> we have been successful to be nonpartisan and apolitical and make decisions based entirely on the state of the economy. and needs of the economy for policy accommodation. >> if the new stimulus goes according to plan, the fed projects unemployment could hit 6.5% by 2015. bret? >> bret: financial junkies out there, this is qe3. >> quantitative easing the third round. yes. >> bret: peter, thank you. wall street reacted very positively to the news today. the dow gained 206-1/2. the seventh biggest gain this year. highest close since december of 2007. the s&p 500 was up 23, the nasdaq finished ahead 41-1/2. applications for jobless benefit rose by 15,000 last week. more than expected. to 382,000. part of that is being attributed to work slowdown caused by hurricane isaac. the september jobs number arrives october 5. two days after the first presidential debate. a sharp rise in gasoline costs, drove up wholesale prices by 1.7% in august. bi
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